Slavia Prague 0-2 Borussia Dortmund: Achraf Hakimi’s brilliant brace secures vital victory in the ‘group of death’ in Champions League
- Hakimi broke the deadlock in the 35th minute following a counter-attack
- Defender doubled the lead when he slotted home a pass from Julian Brandt
- Barcelona and Inter Milan are the other two teams in Champions League Group F
Two Achraf Hakimi goals gave Borussia Dortmund a 2-0 win over Slavia Prague in Champions League Group F on Wednesday, a fast-paced match in which both sides spurned chances.
Defender Hakimi broke the deadlock in the 35th minute following a counter-attack, cutting inside the penalty area before firing past the Slavia keeper.
Hakimi doubled the lead in the 89th minute when he slotted home a pass from Julian Brandt following another break by the German side.
Achraf Hakimi celebrates with Jadon Sanch after breaking the deadlock in the 35th minute
Hakimi doubled the lead in the 89th minute when he slotted home a pass from Julian Brandt
The Czech champions pressed hard but could not break through as Dortmund held firm to notch their first win in the group stage after drawing with Barcelona.
Slavia drew 1-1 at Inter Milan in their first game after the Italians scored a stoppage-time equaliser.
Jadon Sancho had a great chance to double the lead but he could not round the goalkeeper
Forward Julian Brandt battled away and was a constant threat for the visitors
Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki makes a crucial save to deny Lukas Masopust in first-half
Lukas Masopust of Slavia Prague battles for the ball with Dortmund’s Thomas Delaney